Australian Sailing honours our Members


Congratulations to RSYS Members who were recognised by Australian Sailing at the NSW Awards night on Saturday 6 July. 

Tim Cox - Lifetime Achievement Award, pictured above.

Martin Hill - Male Sailor of the Year, below right. 

The Squadron (along with RPAYC, CYCA, MHYC & RANSA) was awarded the Sports Promotion Award for its role in supporting the sailing events of the Invictus Games. Below right, with Vice Commodore Christian Brook attending.

  

At the same event, Barranjoey Pins were awarded to:

Sir James Hardy. A two-time Olympian, first at the Tokyo 1964 Games and four years later at the 1968 Mexico Games in the 5.5 Class. 

Mark Bethwaite. Competed in the Flying Dutchman class at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games and 1976 Games in Montreal. 

Rob Thornton. Competed in the two-man Tempest class alongside Gordon Ingate at the 1972 Munich Games. 

Joshua Grace. Represented Australia in the Soling class at the Sydney 2000 Olympics alongside teammates David Edwards and Neville Whitey.

We are very proud of our Members.

 


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